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David Cameron encourages Scots to vote to stay in U.K.

David Cameron encourages Scots to vote to stay in U.K.

LONDON, Sept. 9 (UPI) --U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron will travel to Edinburgh on to encourage Scots to stay in the United Kingdom as public sway leans toward independence.
Aileen Graef
David Cameron: 'It may be time' for failing to report child abuse to become illegal

David Cameron: 'It may be time' for failing to report child abuse to become illegal

LONDON, July 9 (UPI) --U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said in a session of parliament Wednesday that the government is considering making it illegal not report child abuse.
Aileen Graef
UKIP, Labour make solid gains in U.K. local elections

UKIP, Labour make solid gains in U.K. local elections

LONDON, May 23 (UPI) --The U.K. Independence Party and Labour Party made big gains in U.K.'s local elections, which are being seen as a precursor to next year's general elections.
Ananth Baliga
British Member of Parliament Austin Mitchell calls Pfizer 'rapists'

British Member of Parliament Austin Mitchell calls Pfizer 'rapists'

LONDON, May 14 (UPI) --British MP Austin Mitchell is facing public backlash after comparing the Pfizer takeover bid for British drug maker AstraZeneca to rape in a tweet.
Ananth Baliga

Labor Party firebrand Tony Benn dies at age 88

LONDON, March 14 (UPI) -- Longtime British Labor Party leader and leftish lawmaker Tony Benn died at his home in London after a long illness Friday, his family said. He was 88.

United Kingdom threatened by flooding rivers, high winds

LONDON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- People in large swaths of southern and western Great Britain faced flooding rivers and the prospect of winds up to 80 mph Friday, officials said.

Npower layoffs reignite calls for Britain energy market reforms

SUNDERLAND, England, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The announcement of 1,460 layoffs in northeastern Britain by energy provider Npower has reignited Labor Party calls for reform of the country's energy markets.

'A number of casualties' when police helicopter hits Scottish pub

GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- There were "a number of casualties" when a police helicopter crashed Friday into a busy pub on the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland, a police official said.

Britons honor soldiers on Remembrance Day

LONDON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Thousands of veterans and civilians participated in Remembrance Day services across the United Kingdom Sunday to honor fallen soldiers.

Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw leaving Parliament

LONDON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Jack Straw, who served as British foreign secretary during the invasion of Iraq, said Friday he is leaving Parliament after the next election.

Britain OKs nuclear power plant in Somerset, England

LONDON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The British government has given its approval to a nuclear power station to be built in Somerset, England, by a French company with help from Chinese investors.

Labor leader proposes new middle class agenda

BRIGHTON, England, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The head of Britain's opposition Labor Party said he would raise the minimum wage among several changes to address the U.K's "cost of living crisis."

Labor leader Ed Miliband pelted with eggs in London market

LONDON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Ed Miliband, leader of the British Labor Party, ran into an angry egg thrower during a visit to a London market Wednesday.

Cameron's ex-press secretary: PM has Boris Johnson problem

LONDON, May 29 (UPI) -- Andy Coulson, the British prime minister's disgraced former press secretary, has offered David Cameron some advice in the form of a magazine article.

Poll: Only 26 percent in Britain want out of Europe completely

LONDON, May 28 (UPI) -- Only 26 percent of British citizens want the country to get out of the European Union, a poll indicated.
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Edward Samuel Miliband MP (born 24 December 1969) is a British Labour Party politician, currently Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the South Yorkshire constituency of Doncaster North since 2005 and served in the Cabinet from 2007 to 2010 under Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

Born in London, Miliband graduated from the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics, becoming first a television journalist and then a Labour Party researcher, before rising to become one of Chancellor Gordon Brown's confidants and Chairman of HM Treasury's Council of Economic Advisers.

As Prime Minister, Gordon Brown appointed Miliband as Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster on 28 June 2007. He was subsequently promoted to the new post of Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, a position he held from 3 October 2008 to 12 May 2010. On 25 September 2010, he was elected Leader of the Labour Party.

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